Disaster CalFresh is a state program that provides immediate food assistance for victims.
You may qualify if you live or work in one of these affected counties:
Butte County Lake County Mendocino County Napa County Nevada County Sonoma County Yuba County
To apply for Disaster CalFresh, we recommend you visit your local County Welfare Department Office You'll be asked to submit an application and have a face-to-face interview.
You can also submit an application online at http://www.benefitscal.com. However, you will still need to do an in-person interview at one of the county welfare office locations.
If you live in one of the worst hit zipcodes, you don't need to do anything. Your benefits will automatically be increased to the max amount.
If you don't live in these zipcodes and you have been affected by the fires, you can request a CalFresh supplement by submitting a signed affidavit attesting to your losses. If you live in Sonoma County, you can call 844-719-8808 to request the supplement.
If you have had to move to another county in California due to the fires, you can apply for Disaster CalFresh at the local County Welfare Department Office where you are.
To be eligible for Disaster CalFresh, you must: